The Edge: Backstage Pass

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Summary

This week Jenny Collier, Leo Kearse, Ian Stone and Rob Deering show their age and go back to their roots with some classic dualisms: VHS vs Betamax, bleak vs psychotic optimism and unionisation vs the lone gunman. While ignoring all the other people in the world, this cheerful troop laugh their way through this week’s latest in the demise of comedy, Scottish Independence and the rise and fall of football hooliganism.

The second half of this landmark episode shares a sad announcement and The Edge’s producer John Connor joins us with stories of how the show started, broke new ground and found joy through bloody persistence.

Show Notes

This week Jenny Collier, Leo Kearse, Ian Stone and Rob Deering show their age and go back to their roots with some classic dualisms: VHS vs Betamax, bleak vs psychotic optimism and unionisation vs the lone gunman. While ignoring all the other people in the world, this cheerful troop laugh their way through this week’s latest in the demise of comedy, Scottish Independence and the rise and fall of football hooliganism.

The second half of this landmark episode shares a sad announcement and The Edge’s producer John Connor joins us with stories of how the show started, broke new ground and found joy through bloody persistence.




Podcast recorded and produced by Simon Mason

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What is The Edge: Backstage Pass?

Join us backstage at The Edge, The Comedy Store’s interactive, improvised stand-up Tuesday night show. Listen in as six top comedians prepare to take the audience through a whirlwind exposé of the hottest topics of the day challenging themselves to find the funny in even the darkest of world events.